The UK hasn’t misplaced its enchantment for enterprise capital

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Not lifeless but: That is true each of the U.Ok.’s capability to draw enterprise capital {dollars}, and of the promise of autonomous vehicles. — Anna

Nonetheless main

VC agency Atomico tasks that the quantity of enterprise capital invested in European startups this yr will probably be 52% decrease than in 2021. I already wrote about these findings, however there’s a key nuance to the data that we haven’t unpacked but: discrepancies between nations.

Whereas the slowdown is seen throughout Europe, Atomico famous that Dealroom and Crunchbase knowledge on capital invested through the first half of this yr reveals a steeper year-on-year decline within the U.Ok. than in different main European nations.

In comparison with France and Germany, the place tallies are respectively 55% and 44% decrease than in H1 2022, the U.Ok. fell additional: 57%.